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By People Staff
November 15, 2011 04:20 PM

A pet pug named J. died on a Delta flight from Moscow to New York, and the 4-year-old dog’s owners believe their dog froze to death. “He was fine. Then, he gets off the plane, his body’s like a popsicle.” –

In the coming years, chimpanzees may no longer be used for medical research in the United States. Animal advocates have been pushing to stop the research and have petitioned to declare captive chimps endangered. –New York Times

Officials at Wisconsin’s Wildlife In Need Center are searching for the people who took a great horned owl named Dakota from the facility over the weekend. The bird never learned to hunt for food on his own and cannot take care of himself. –JSOnline

Getting your pet from a shelter? Most people don’t. According to a new AP/ poll, four in 10 pet owners receive their pets as gifts from friends and family. –

Larry the 10 Downing Street cat is at it again – sleeping on the job, that is. The British Prime Minister’s cat was spotted napping on a hot air vent during a press conference. –BBC News